On the 2011 Czech Republic census, over 15,000 people listed their religion as "Jedi."
Bear Saves Man from Mountain Lion
Robert Biggs was hiking in Bean Soup Flats, California, on Monday morning when he had a close encounter with Mother Nature.
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Only one U.S. city with a one-syllable name has a population over 100,000, and you'll try to name it in today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-All Friday challenge.
Aung San Suu Kyi is the Nelson Mandela of Burma.
Happy Thursday night everyone! It's time for everyone's favorite game: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments.
Legal pad image via ShutterstockThe legal pad got its start with Thomas Holley in 1888. Holley was 24 and working at a paper mill in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Lauren and Dan Welch had given their wedding planner a $7,000 deposit when, only six weeks before the big date, they found out the company had folded.
In this video, founders of three major online services talk about how they have embraced the internet's transformative power for creative work.
In many ways, the Red Cross is still largely the same as it was throughout the past 150 years, performing blood drives, delivering care packages to prisoners of war, helping victims of natural disaste
Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s heart transplant has been getting a lot of attention lately.
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Outside the U.S., the sport where two teams try to kick a ball into the other side's goal without using their hands is known as “football.” However, when it co
Highlights from The Washington Post's Peeps Show diorama contest.
Today's my 45th birthday, so to celebrate, the Think Thursday challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game offers you one of my specialties: A Really, Really Bad Rebus.
As the Supreme Court decides the fate of Obamacare, should we be concerned that a couple of justices have substantial investments in the health care industry?
Did you know that Tesla coils can be tuned and played together (under computer control) to make music? News to me.